Sanlyn Buxner, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Science Education
University of Arizona
Dr. Sanlyn Buxner is currently an Assistant Research Professor in Science Education and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies in the College of Education at the University of Arizona (UA). Her research investigates the impact of research and industry experiences for undergraduate students and K-12 teachers. In addition, she studies how resulting changes in teachers’ research skills and identities as teacher researchers impact their classroom practices. She is the PI on an NSF Noyce grant, “Collaborative Research: A Study of the Impact of Pre-Service Teacher Research Experience on Effectiveness, Persistence, and Retention.” She has been a member of the STAR assessment team since 2011 and has helped to document long term outcomes for STAR participants and alumni. She is also a member of the Collaborative Around Research Experiences for Teachers (CARET).
Growing STAR Teacher-Researchers | July 8, 2020